Sponsored by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Eligibility: Public, Private
Award(s): Grants up to $80,000 are awarded
Deadline(s): Applications are due November 11, 2021; February 24, 2022; and June 23, 2022.
Focus: Technology Equipment/Devices
Grade Level(s): Higher Ed
Content Area(s): Science
Description: The NASA University Student Research Challenge supports teams of undergraduate and graduate students proposing new aeronautics ideas and concepts. Goals are to provide students with opportunities to participate in cutting-edge research of emerging aeronautics-related technologies.
Proposals should focus on one of the following themes:
• Assured autonomy for aviation transformation.
• Innovation in commercial supersonic aircraft.
• In-time system-wide safety assurance.
• Safe, efficient growth in global operations.
• Safe, quiet, and affordable vertical lift air vehicles.
• Ultra-efficient subsonic transports.
Eligible applicants are accredited US institutions of higher education submitting proposals on behalf of undergraduate or graduate student teams, including universities, four-year colleges, community colleges, and other two-year institutions. Faculty may serve as team mentors or participants. Cost sharing using crowdfunding platforms is required. Applications must be submitted online.
Contact: Andrew Garza, Technical Point of Contact
300 East St. SW
Washington, DC 20546-0001
Email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org